Purpose of the Position: Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services as allowed by credentials and privileges at CHCW/YVMH. Leads the healthcare team to promote good health and prevent/treat illness and maximize function to our patients. Will be required to provide oversight of other health-care workers, such as residents, advance practice clinicians, nurses, medical assistants and assigned medical staff.
Hours: Full Time; While working as a Hospitalist, Physician with work 7 days every other week (not including earned PTO/sick leave). Schedule will start on Monday at 7 am and end on Sunday at 5 pm unless scheduled for evening call, Sunday evening. Physician will take up to 1 weeknight and/or 1 – 2 weekend nights of call during this 7-day period. Physician will be responsible for providing hospital care medical services to CHCW patients at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Physician will also be required to provide teaching services to the Central Washington Family Medicine Residents while performing the duties of the FMS Hospitalist.
Qualifications: Current WA State Medical License, board certified, DEA, and current BCLS card. Graduation from an accredited medical school and successful completion of an accredited residency and hospitalist fellowship. Prior experience working with medically underserved populations and working with an Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred. No restriction from participation with the Medicaid or Medicare programs. Ability to obtain credentials from appropriate health plans, and to be covered by CHCW malpractice liability carrier. Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred.
Information can also be submitted to our Recruitment Department via:
501 S. 5th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902
Attn: HR Department